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February 26, 2024

For Sale – 456 Corbett Road

An opportunity to purchase an award winning and highly profitable horticultural going concern, including the land and extensive improvements. The property comprises 2.6 hectares of flat land, improved by an impressive 1.1 hectare glass house and sprawling 3 bedroom dwelling with large indoor swimming pool and detached workshops.

February 26, 2024
Fleecegrow turning wool into substrates a reality – GROWER SURVEY
Sheep’s wool could be a solution for both the sustainability and supply challenges for indoor growers and nurseries.
February 26, 2024
Harnessing the Power of Biogas
A Sustainable Opportunity for Industrial Manufacturing
Robots to make banana processing more a-peeling
February 26, 2024
Robots to make banana processing more a-peeling
“Workforce challenges, supply chain issues, and disease threats all contribute to the need to find innovative production approaches,”
Punchbowl Packaging – Bagasse trays have replaced their conventional black PET counterparts.
February 27, 2024
Punchbowl Packaging – Bagasse trays have replaced their conventional black PET counterparts.
Hear from Roelf Schreuder and see how this quality produce is displayed in quality packaging.
Flexible Solar Panels Look Set to Disrupt the Industry
February 27, 2024
Flexible Solar Panels Look Set to Disrupt the Industry
Startup Apollo Power has developed lightweight, flexible solar panels that can turn any surface including a car roof into a power-generating platform. Amazon, Volkswagen and Hyundai are already on board.
Starting on the back foot
February 12, 2024
Starting on the back foot
Two recent reports indicated that whitefly had literally ‘exploded’ into crops at locations in Auckland and Hamilton.
(Updated)Dutch Grower and Consultant Marc Groenewegen is coming back to New Zealand in 2024
Price Matching of Tomatoes in the UK (would it benefit NZ growers and consumers?)
February 12, 2024
Price Matching of Tomatoes in the UK (would it benefit NZ growers and consumers?)
(Part 2) Supermarkets in England Price Match but is this comparing apples with apples or in this case tomatoes with tomatoes! 
Philips LED toplighting + interlighting system replaces hybrid system at Jami Tomatoes BV
February 12, 2024
Philips LED toplighting + interlighting system replaces hybrid system at Jami Tomatoes BV
Owner Michel Zwinkels says: “People often underestimate the added value of interlighting.”
Aussie growers band together to boost the whole berry basket
February 12, 2024
Aussie growers band together to boost the whole berry basket
In an industry first, berry growers across the country have joined forces to encourage Aussie shoppers to put more berries in their baskets.

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Events

Nursery Automation Roadshow Proved Beneficial for NZ Growers
January 15, 2024
Nursery Automation Roadshow Proved Beneficial for NZ Growers
Leading horticulture supplier and nursery automation company, PrimeHort, recently embraced an opportunity to visit nurseries country-wide to update growers on nursery automation. They met with more than 55 nurseries spanning protective cropping to outdoors, and of all sizes and scope.
Metazet Successfully Undertakes Rebranding:
Did you know raspberry cultivation in a vertical farm is a promising option for increased yield
January 15, 2024
Did you know raspberry cultivation in a vertical farm is a promising option for increased yield
The results of this study show that repeated primocane cycles with fresh young plants could eventually yield approximately three times the outdoor full-year production per square meter.
“If you don’t have a strategy, you don’t have a good crop”
December 8, 2023
“If you don’t have a strategy, you don’t have a good crop”
Frank Florus Greenhouse Consultant delivers a superb technical presentation.
December 5, 2023
Resources for Energy Efficient Covered Crop Growing
'Demand reduction opportunities and the connected energy savings'
December 5, 2023
Energy savings of ClimaFlow with Luxous and Obscura led to complete rethink of Neurath’s energy needs
'Eliminating screen opening for dehumidification leads to a complete rethink of a site’s energy need'
More cucumbers and lower energy consumption thanks to Signify’s full LED at Qcumber Optimize Nature VOF